Alasdair S. Roberts
Alasdair S. Roberts is the Jerome L. Rappaport Professor of Law and Public Policy at Suffolk University Law School.
He has written extensively on problems of governance, law and public policy. His books include “The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the New Architecture of Government”(Oxford University Press, 2010); “The Collapse of Fortress Bush: The Crisis of Authority in American Government” (New York University Press, 2008); and “Blacked Out: Government Secrecy in the Information Age” (Cambridge University Press, 2006). He has won several awards for his books and journal articles.
Roberts was elected as a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration in 2007 and is also an Honorary Senior Research Fellow of the School of Public Policy, University College London. He is co-editor of the journal Governance. Roberts received a J.D. from the University of Toronto in 1984, a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard University in 1986, and a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University in 1994.
Rappaport Professor of Law and Public Policy, Suffolk University Law School